This bracelet was beautifully handcrafted by artisans in Tibet. It combines red sandalwood mala beads with a vajra in conjunction with a ghanta (bell) charm. Vajra is a Sanskrit word meaning both "thunderbolt" and "diamond" that has special significance in Tibetan Buddhism. The vajra, symbolizes the male principle, fitness of action and the bell symbolizes the female principle, intelligence. The interaction of the two ultimately leads to enlightenment.
Red sandalwood mala beads gives bravery, strength and willpower. It improves circulation and protects from negative energy. It is also helpful for fever, headaches, heart disease and indigestion. This bracelet is a great accessory to wear during activities such as meditation and yoga.